Accession Number : AD0782779

Title :   San Francisco Vessel Traffic System Operations and Maintenance Manual. Volume IV. ADT Maintenance.

Descriptive Note : Manual rept.

Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV LAUREL MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Report Date : MAR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 397

Abstract : The San Francisco Experimental Vessel Traffic System is all-weather radar/communications/computer complex intended to advise vessels of traffic conditions within that area's deep draft waterway system. It consists of two surveillance radars; their associated adaptive video processing equipment and automatic detection and tracking computers; traffic analysis and display generation computers; operations consoles; a microwave radar relay link; ship-to-shore communications equipment; audio/video recording equipment; and operations personnel. The automatic detection and tracking (ADT) system criteria and procedures for maintenance are described.

Descriptors :   *WATER TRAFFIC, *HARBORS, SAN FRANCISCO BAY, COMMUNICATION AND RADIO SYSTEMS, ALL WEATHER, AUTOMATIC, RADAR TRACKING, COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, INFORMATION SYSTEMS, SAFETY, DETECTION, DISPLAY SYSTEMS, SHIP TO SHORE, STANDARDS, OPERATION, MAINTENANCE, HANDBOOKS, METHODOLOGY.

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE